Christine Borland was born in 1965 in Darvel, Ayrshire.
She was trained at Glasgow School of Art and at University of Ulster, Scotland where her interest focused on the experience of mortality, forensic science and medicine. She collaborated extensively with the Medical Research Council’s Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at Glasgow University and took part in many group exhibitions including Aperto at the Venice Biennale in 1993; Institute of Cultural Anxiety at ICA in 1994 and the touring show British Art in 1995-6.
Notable shows in her solo portfolio include the British Council gallery in Prague in 1995, De Appel in Amsterdam (Netherlands) in 1998 and Lisson Gallery in 1997, 2001 and 2004.
Borland is represented by the Lisson Gallery and was short listed for the 1997 Turner Prize. She works and lives in Glasgow.
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